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Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws

Call for Strict Animal Welfare Laws | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Animals in Canada have a greater chance of being mistreated due to the country's lax animal welfare laws. Urge the government to adopt stricter animal welfare laws and put an end to animal abuse in the country.”
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Trap/neuter programs help control feral cat population - Green Bay Press Gazette

Trap/neuter programs help control feral cat population - Green Bay Press Gazette | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Green Bay Press Gazette Trap/neuter programs help control feral cat population Green Bay Press Gazette In communities where TNR is embraced, shelters are seeing reductions in cat intake and euthanasia, and complaint calls about feral cat behavior...”
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10 Cat Behavior Myths That Cause Problems - Care2.com

10 Cat Behavior Myths That Cause Problems - Care2.com | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Here are 10 common-but-false assumptions about felines — and the truth behind them.”
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Celebrate National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week Nov. 3-9

Celebrate National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week Nov. 3-9 | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“In celebration of National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week from Nov. 3-9, The HSUS encourages pet lovers to support their local shelters and rescues. Try one of our ten ways to say thank you!”
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Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days Exceeds All Expectations! - Arizona Humane Society

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days Exceeds All Expectations! - Arizona Humane Society | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Summer is always the most challenging time of year for the Arizona Humane Society. As breeding season begins, our team swings into action to make sure pets in need have a safe haven and a chance to find a loving family.”
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Training Your Cat Not to Mark | Pet360 - Pet360 Pet Parenting Simplified

Training Your Cat Not to Mark | Pet360 - Pet360 Pet Parenting Simplified | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“For house cats who suddenly start eliminating inappropriately in the home, the very first thing to rule out is any medical cause.”
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Our Pet Adoption Story Part 1

Our Pet Adoption Story Part 1 | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“When my husband and I got married I was coming off of 6 years as a single mom. It was just my daughter and I for all that time, and she had a hard time adjusting to "sharing" me with someone ...”
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Humane officers dedicate time to rescue animals - Republican & Herald

Humane officers dedicate time to rescue animals - Republican & Herald | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Humane officers dedicate time to rescue animals Republican & Herald JAMIE PESOTINE/Staff Photo Sue Schafer, humane officer from Tamaqua Area Animal Rescue, left, and Janine Choplick, humane officer from Hillside SPCA, Pottsville, show their badges...”
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These 30 Heartwarming Images Demonstrate Why People Rescue Shelter Animals. Ready To Smile?

These 30 Heartwarming Images Demonstrate Why People Rescue Shelter Animals. Ready To Smile? | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“It will shock you to know that 3 out of four people considering getting a pet are not considering shelter animals.”
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Do some homework before adopting; disreputable animal rescues can be ... - al.com

Do some homework before adopting; disreputable animal rescues can be ... - al.com | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Do some homework before adopting; disreputable animal rescues can be ... al.com There's great information for all pet owners and prospective pet owners on the website HelpingAlabamaPets, including a primer on finding a reputable rescue group.”
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Considering adopting a pet for Easter? Animal shelters offer gre - KLTV.com ... - KLTV

Considering adopting a pet for Easter? Animal shelters offer gre - KLTV.com ... - KLTV | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Considering adopting a pet for Easter? Animal shelters offer gre - KLTV.com ... KLTV First is Spencer, a four month old male long-haired Chihuahua puppy that is available for adoption at Pets Fur People in Tyler.”
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Should Shelter Cats Become Office Intern Cats?

Should Shelter Cats Become Office Intern Cats? | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Great Plains SPCA shelter in Kansas City launched a program to partner with local businesses, to foster or adopt shelter cats to live at their establishments. (Should Shelter Cats Become Office Intern Cats?”
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Increase Animal Shelter and Animal Rescue Adoptions: Animal Shelter Tips

Increase Animal Shelter and Animal Rescue Adoptions: Animal Shelter Tips | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Animal Shelter Tips are ways to increase adoptions of homeless pets. (RT @buddysbridge: Ideas to help increase adoptions #dog #cat #kitten #puppy #animal #adopt #rescue #shelter #rt...”
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After two decades, pet adoption center becomes a reality - Decorah Journal

After two decades, pet adoption center becomes a reality - Decorah Journal | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Saving just one pet won’t change the world … but surely it will change the world for that one pet. And stakeholders of the recently opened Love &”
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This Husky Raised By Cats Acts Like A Cat

This Husky Raised By Cats Acts Like A Cat | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“She'd piss on our floors if we ever did something wrong. She also sat like a cat, with her arms and legs tucked under herself. It is not an ordinary husky, the dog was”
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10 Ways to Volunteer at Your Local Animal Shelter

10 Ways to Volunteer at Your Local Animal Shelter | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Nov. 2-8 is the Humane Society of the United States' Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. It's the perfect time to volunteer at your favorite animal shelter.”
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10 Amazing Women Behind Animal Shelters, Rescues, and Sanctuaries - One Green Planet

10 Amazing Women Behind Animal Shelters, Rescues, and Sanctuaries - One Green Planet | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“One Green Planet 10 Amazing Women Behind Animal Shelters, Rescues, and Sanctuaries One Green Planet Where would all the world's domestic animals be without help from shelters, rescues and sanctuaries?”
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Debunking 5 Myths about Shelter Cats and Dogs - Parade

Debunking 5 Myths about Shelter Cats and Dogs - Parade | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“ Debunking 5 Myths about Shelter Cats and Dogs Parade I am a proponent of adoption, and am quite surprised when I hear people suggest that shelter cats and dogs are damaged. It's true that many animal shelters are in dire need of a complete overhaul.”
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National Cat Vomit Day, and More Special Days for Cats

National Cat Vomit Day, and More Special Days for Cats | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Humans get a lot of silly holidays, so why shouldn't cats get the same treatment? (RT @catster We looked hard to find special days in June for cats -- and we did, starting with National Cat Vomit Day.”
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Adopting a Pet is a Life Long Commitment - Think Before You Do

Adopting a Pet is a Life Long Commitment - Think Before You Do | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Bitcoin Macroeconomics has set up a Charity Wall / Donate section on the Page Menu. You can fund some great Animal Rescue programs and causes. I want to do my part to combine the cryptocurrency wor...”
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Pet euthanasia rates decline at US shelters - Fox News

Pet euthanasia rates decline at US shelters - Fox News | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Pet euthanasia rates decline at US shelters Fox News ATLANTA – The number of dogs and cats put to death in U.S. shelters is about one-fifth of what it was four decades ago.”
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5 Important Things to Keep in Mind Before Adopting a Special Needs Pet

5 Important Things to Keep in Mind Before Adopting a Special Needs Pet | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Are you thinking about making a special needs pet a part of your family? Here are some important things you must to keep in mind and consider before adopting.”
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Update on California shelter bill

Update on California shelter bill | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Best Friends has concerns over California AB 2343, the proposed law to update the historic Hayden Act.”
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Commentary: Why animals are in a shelter - The Union of Grass Valley

Commentary: Why animals are in a shelter - The Union of Grass Valley | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“Commentary: Why animals are in a shelter The Union of Grass Valley All of us who work at the animal shelter love every single animal that comes to us, even though some of them behave better than others and some are prettier than others.”
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‘The Sidekick Series’ – New Documentary Exposes the Love of Pet Adoption

‘The Sidekick Series’ – New Documentary Exposes the Love of Pet Adoption | Animal Rescue & Shelter Life | Scoop.it
“A new short documentary series on YouTube called ‘The Sidekick Series’ hopes to share the wonderful experience of pet adoption through touching real life stories.”
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